Central Arizona Dental Foundation Lab Protocol Please practice universal precautions and follow all standard infection control practices. 1. Treatment partials are limited to anterior teeth a. Limited to 6 anterior or less b. Need sufficient inter-occlusal space to accommodate the treatment partial\ c. Lab Lead will inform the triage lead when they can’t accept any more lab cases d. When needed, the triage lead can request a consult with the Lab Lead on complex cases e. ALL PATIENTS NEEDED TREATMENT PARTIALS WILL BE ROUTED TO THE LAB AREA FOR IMPRESSIONS AFTER THEY HAVE HAD THEIR PANOREX TAKEN AND PRIOR TO GONG TO THE ORAL SURGERY NUMBING AREA 2. Other lab services (denture repairs, addition of teeth, etc.) a. Other lab services will be evaluated on a case by case basis – those that we can treat will be routed to the lab area. b. When needed, the triage lead or routing lead can requires a consult with the lab led on individual cases. 3. New patients will be accepted in the lab up until noon on Saturday or until 250 lab orders have been placed – whichever comes FIRST. 4. At the time of impression, the patient’s record should have the type of partial indicated on it in the treatment area. 5. The patient should be escorted to the appropriate department waiting area (restorative or oral surgery) if they have work to be done or to the exit interview area if the dental work has been completed. 6. Patients will be given a lab slip with a set time to return to the clinic to pick up their prosthesis.
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